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Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
-up on healthcare. how this year's flu season is dragging down business, plus, healthcare stocks that may get a bump from the affordable care act. that's next. ÑnÑmÑñoÑmÑw?çç
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
-fund healthcare benefits for future retirees, the usps is cash- strapped. one other mention - a federal appeals court ruled post office gave special treatment to netflix, and can no longer discriminate against other mail-order companies. the challenge was filed by video game rental service gamefly. the video gaming industry continues to lose players. sales of games and consoles were down 22% in 2012. sales declined 9% the previous year. it's attributed to players trending toward new digital devices and game producers such as microsoft investing in more popular titles only. the industry could face challeges ahead as gun control measures are expected out of washington. video game creators met with vice president joe biden last week. the obama administration is seeking information from the industry on factors that influence violence following last month's shootings in newtown, conneticut. salaries for new grads are on the rise. the job market is still lagging, but starting salaries for 2012 college grads are up 3.4% according to a new survey. salaries in education grew the most, at
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
be some of the impacts of sandy rebuilding starting to filter into these numbers. > healthcare, food services up, even while we have government jobs, those numbers are going down still. > > sure. for the year government jobs actually contracted. earlier on in the recovery, or before the recovery actually, private jobs were actually contracting faster and government jobs weren't doing much. now you are starting to see the opposite occur, where private sector jobs are coming back and government jobs have kind of slowed and actually contracted quite a bit. > what is your read? what is your take on this? we still have 7.8% as the official unemployment rate. so, is it just trickling along as before? > > sure. i think one of the hardest things that we have to do now in my profession is figure out what policymakers and politicians are going to do. unfortunately, the fiscal cliff came and went, but nothing really was solved, and we're going to have another one of those coming up in february, which is probably going to keep a lid on hiring for a while. all in all, 2012 and 2011, about 1
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